Full-Time Faculty

Kevin Oh

Department Chair
(415) 422-4387


PhD, Special Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Mathew Mitchell

Program Coordinator
(415) 422-2794

Dr. Mitchell started working at USF in 1992 in the Learning and Instruction doctoral program. He teaches a wide range of courses: Applied Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, Multimedia Learning, Motivation, and Creativity. Dr. Mitchell will be teaching two of the ten courses in the reenvisioned Educational Technology program. Dr. Mitchell has been involved with integrating technology into the student learning experience for many years. He received the first "Grand Award" for technology innovation...


PhD, Educational Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Part-Time Faculty

Melisa Kaye

Adjunct Professor
(415) 533-0324

Dr. Melisa Kaye is an occupational therapist and university instructor in the San Francisco Bay Area. She teaches in the Educational Technology program at the University of San Francisco and in the Occupational Therapy departments at San Jose State University and Samuel Merritt University. A co-creator of the Educational Technology Master’s program at USF, Melisa’s research interests include multimedia learning, using technology to enhance healthcare education, sensory processing and...


EdD, Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco

Joy Lopez

Adjunct Faculty, Educational Technology

Joy Lopez is the Director of Technology at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, CA. She oversees the technology department for preschool through high school. Sacred Heart has iPads in carts for grades 1-4, and 1:1 iPads in grades 6-12. Sacred Heart Prep's iPad program is an Apple Distinguished Program for 2012-2013. Before Sacred Heart, Dr. Lopez launched the one-to-one program at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, CA and launched their first online courses. She has been instrumental in driving...


EdD, Educational Technology, Pepperdine University

Diana Neebe

Adjunct Faculty, Educational Technology

Diana Neebe is an instructor in the Master of Educational Technology program at the University of San Francisco’s School of Education, and is the director of faculty development for an independent college preparatory school in Silicon Valley. Dr. Neebe has taught high school English Language Arts for over a decade in both public and independent schools. She is the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning (2015). Her research interests rest at the intersection of...


Ed.D., Learning & Instruction, University of San Francisco, M.Ed., Curriculum Design, University of San Diego, Single Subject Teaching Credential, English and Civics, University of San Diego, BA Literature/Writing & Political Science, UC San Diego

Colette Roche

Adjunct Faculty, Educational Technology

Colette Roche is an Associate Principal for a high school in the East Bay. She oversees academics, educational technology, and sustainability in a one-to-one laptop school. Her work has had a strong focus on educational technology over the past 15 years, through her career as an English teacher and now as an administrator. Her dissertation examines the effect of teacher voice and design has on student learning in teacher-created multimedia.


Ed.D., Learning and Instruction, USF, MS Ed, Online Teaching and Learning, CSU East Bay, MA, English, Holy Names University, Single Subject Teaching Credential, English, CSU Hayward, BA, English, UC Berkeley